┌── Thomas Hinshaw │ c1749-1825 ┌── Thomas Hinshaw ──┤ │ 1775-1824 │ │ └── Hannah Seasfield │ c1745-1835 Benjamin J. Hinshaw ───┤ B: 1795 │ ┌── Benjamin Clanton D: 1860 │ │ └── Lucy Clanton ────┤ 1773-1859 │ └── Elizabeth (Clanton) M: Ruth Carter ├── James Clinton Hinshaw (1815-1857) 1 ├── Louisa Hinshaw (1817-1893) 1,2,3 ├── Almeda Hinshaw (1819-1898) 1,2 ├── William Pettis Hinshaw (1820-1900) 1 ├── Mary Ann Hinshaw (1823-1896) 1,2,4 ├── Lucy Sabrina Hinshaw (1825-1879) 1,2 ├── Huldah Jane Hinshaw (1828-1906) 1,2 ├── Edward Carter Hinshaw (1830-1906) 1,3 ├── John Thomas Hinshaw (1832-1910) 1 └── Hugh Baker Hinshaw (1834-1914) 1
|Benjamin J. Hinshaw [ID 01040]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
Benjamin J. Hinshaw [John Benjamin Hinshaw5,6].
Born Jan 11 1795, Yadkin County, North Carolina.1,7,8
He married Ruth Carter1,4,9 [Ruetha Carter10], Oct 9 18141,4,9 [Oct 15 18146], Surry County, North Carolina1,4,9. Ruth, daughter of Isaac Carter & Mary "Polly" Bray, was born Dec 19 1792, Chatham County, North Carolina.1,6,7,8,10,11 Ruth had come to what is now Yadkin County with her parents in 1795.1 Ruth was the sister of Joseph Carter who married Benjamin's aunt Margaret Hinshaw.10,11,12
A marriage bond was recorded for Benjamin Hinshaw, Jr. [sic] & Ruth Carter on Oct 9 1814, Surry County, North Carolina. Benjamin Hinshaw (probably uncle Benjamin) signed as the recorded bondsman.13
On August 26, 1837, Benjamin bought 174 acres of land in what is now Fall Creek Township, Yadkin County, perhaps half a mile west of what is now the Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church (where he and his parents are buried).1
Benjamin and family, including his widowed mother, were shown in the 1850 census, South Division, Surry County, North Carolina, as follows:14
Late in October 1860, Benjamin deeded his farm to his son John T. Hinshaw, with the provision that John would care for his parents for the rest of their lives. Benjamin lived for only two more weeks.1
Benjamin and family were again shown in the 1860 census (Jun 8 1860), Mt. Nebo, Yadkin County, North Carolina:15
Benjamin J. Hinshaw died Nov 6 1860, Yadkin County, North Carolina; buried Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church, Fall Creek Township, Yadkin County, North Carolina.1,7,8
Ruth survived Benjamin for two more decades, continuing her work as a local midwife, even making a trip to California to visit her sons.1
Ruth died Mar 20 1882, Yadkin County, North Carolina; buried Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church, Fall Creek Township, Yadkin County, North Carolina.1,6,7,8,10
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